How to Send Roses


Sending roses to a loved one shows your care and compassion for them. Sending roses yourself is easy and less expensive than ordering from a flower shop or online flower delivery company. With proper preparation and packaging of the roses, they should arrive fresh and beautiful at your loved one's home.

Things You'll Need

  • Fresh roses
  • Bucket of water
  • Flower preservative
  • Sheets of newspaper
  • Plastic bag
  • Insulated liners
  • Shipping box
  • Packing tape
  • Obtain fresh roses stems that have not bloomed yet from either a flower shop or your own yard, if you happen to grow roses. Cut them from your bushes early in the morning. Place the stems in a bucket of water with a pack of flower preservative, which can be obtained from a floral shop.

  • Soak three to four sheets of newspaper in water. Wrap the rose stems in the newspaper, leaving the buds unwrapped.

  • Place the newspaper-wrapped stems into a grocery store vegetable bag, tying the bag lightly to allow air to flow through the bag. Leave the buds and leaves unwrapped.

  • Line a box that is long enough to accommodate the roses with insulated liners to keep the roses cool during shipment.

  • Place the roses in the shipping box. Add in tissue paper to fill in any extra spaces to prevent movement during shipment.

  • Tape the box with packing tape. Address the mailing label with the recipient's name and address. Mail it via overnight mail to ensure fast delivery.

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